St Pete Healthy News


Fresh Rec Stop Recipe: Pineapple Refreshers

By Garrett Simpson, Community Health Leader

This Pineapple Refresher is great on a hot day or if you need sweet pick me up!

  • Pineapple is rich in vitamin C. One cup of pineapple contains 78.9 milligrams (mg) of vitamin C. It is said that pineapple can improve bone health because it contains Manganese.
  • Manganese helps stave off osteoporosis and improve overall bone and mineral density.



Did you know that you can find fresh, affordable produce near you? Healthy St. Pete‘s Fresh Rec Stop program aims to increase access to affordable prices produce at convenient locations throughout the community.